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Parents arrested after missing toddler found in woods

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 51 min ago

RIDGEWAY, Va. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old Virginia boy found barefoot in the woods have been charged. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Wednesday that Mason Lee Ryan was found safe in a wooded area early Tuesday, less than a mile from his Ridgeway home. Mason had been reported missing […]
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Why one researcher says kindergartners need more time to play

NBA - 8 hours 51 min ago

Christopher Brown, an associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education University of Texas at Austin, wants policymakers and schools to make more time for kindergartners to play.
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Why one researcher says kindergartners need more time to play

Seattle Seahawks - 8 hours 51 min ago

Christopher Brown, an associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education University of Texas at Austin, wants policymakers and schools to make more time for kindergartners to play.
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Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year

NBA - 9 hours 4 min ago

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators. Jahana Hayes teaches at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury. The honor by […]
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Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 4 min ago

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators. Jahana Hayes teaches at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury. The honor by […]
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Corea, Alexander to headline Montreal Jazz Festival

NBA - 9 hours 6 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A preteen prodigy and a master celebrating his 75th birthday will be among the headliners at the world’s largest jazz festival. Pianist Chick Corea will be marking his milestone birthday at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in a trio with bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, with whom he released […]
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Corea, Alexander to headline Montreal Jazz Festival

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 6 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A preteen prodigy and a master celebrating his 75th birthday will be among the headliners at the world’s largest jazz festival. Pianist Chick Corea will be marking his milestone birthday at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in a trio with bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, with whom he released […]
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UPS 1Q profit rises 10 percent, beating forecasts

NBA - 9 hours 10 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — United Parcel Service Inc. said Thursday that first-quarter profit rose 10 percent to $1.13 billion, helped by an increase in both ground shipments and next-day air deliveries in the United States. The company beat Wall Street forecasts for profit, but revenue was lower than expected. UPS is often considered a bellwether of […]
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UPS 1Q profit rises 10 percent, beating forecasts

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 10 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — United Parcel Service Inc. said Thursday that first-quarter profit rose 10 percent to $1.13 billion, helped by an increase in both ground shipments and next-day air deliveries in the United States. The company beat Wall Street forecasts for profit, but revenue was lower than expected. UPS is often considered a bellwether of […]
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Protesters call for Louisiana sheriff’s resignation

NBA - 9 hours 14 min ago

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Protesters in Lousiana rallied outside the Iberia Parish courthouse for more than two hours calling for the sheriff to resign. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1TyiKll) more than 100 adults and children prayed, chanted, registered citizens to vote Wednesday and decried Sheriff Louis Ackal’s administration, which for the last few years has […]
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Protesters call for Louisiana sheriff’s resignation

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 14 min ago

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Protesters in Lousiana rallied outside the Iberia Parish courthouse for more than two hours calling for the sheriff to resign. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1TyiKll) more than 100 adults and children prayed, chanted, registered citizens to vote Wednesday and decried Sheriff Louis Ackal’s administration, which for the last few years has […]
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Applications for US jobless aid rise from 4-decade low

NBA - 9 hours 16 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits climbed last week, but remained near the lowest level in four decades, a sign that the slumping economy isn’t boosting layoffs. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 257,000. Applications fell in the previous week to […]
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Applications for US jobless aid rise from 4-decade low

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 16 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits climbed last week, but remained near the lowest level in four decades, a sign that the slumping economy isn’t boosting layoffs. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 257,000. Applications fell in the previous week to […]
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US GDP growth slowed to 0.5 percent rate in first quarter

NBA - 9 hours 17 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy inched forward at the weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further. The gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew by a tiny 0.5 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported […]
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US GDP growth slowed to 0.5 percent rate in first quarter

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 17 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy inched forward at the weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further. The gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew by a tiny 0.5 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported […]
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Applications for US jobless aid rise from 42-year low, yet still point to job market health

NBA - 9 hours 19 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless aid rise from 42-year low, yet still point to job market health.
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Applications for US jobless aid rise from 42-year low, yet still point to job market health

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 19 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless aid rise from 42-year low, yet still point to job market health.
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US economy grew at 0.5 percent rate in first quarter, weakest in 2 years, as spending slowed

NBA - 9 hours 19 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at 0.5 percent rate in first quarter, weakest in 2 years, as spending slowed.
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US economy grew at 0.5 percent rate in first quarter, weakest in 2 years, as spending slowed

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 19 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at 0.5 percent rate in first quarter, weakest in 2 years, as spending slowed.
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In ‘Papa,’ Hemingway returns to Cuba via the silver screen

NBA - 9 hours 25 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ernest Hemingway left Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro’s revolution, as relations with the United States began to fall into a deep freeze. Over five decades later, the author of “The Old Man and the Sea” returns to the island thanks to the magic of the silver screen. “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” […]
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